Crane Operator – Mfamosing at Holcim Nigeria

Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less.

Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Crane Operator – Mfamosing

Job Code: DJOB
Location: Calabar, Cross River
Function: Cement Manufacturing (jobs in plants / other industrial sites)
Contract Type: Regular – Full-Time
Local / International: Local Employment


  • Responsible for planning and carrying out all lifting operations and inspection of lifting tackles to ensure strict compliance with safe working load.
  • Ensure prompt completion and good quality of the execution of lifting jobs.


  • Complies with all Company and safety policies, rules and regulations, standard operating procedures

Other Activities:

  • Check the condition of the mobile equipment every morning and report the result to shift engineer and MPD Engineer (daily check list).
  • Carries out and supervises all the lifting operations
  • Know the safe working load of the steel wire rope of each crane and all the lifting slings to be used.
  • Check for defects of lifting slings /ropes/eyes, etc before any lifting and report to immediate superior.
  • Drive and operate mobile equipment in the department when required
  • Maintain the mobile crane and forklift in a clean condition.
  • Observe all safety regulations, in relation to crane operation at all times.
  • Lifting operation to be supervised by a competent Rigger.
  • Lifting zone/ area should be barricaded to prevent people access/egress.
  • Responsible for scheduled inspection of lifting tools and tackles (including slings wire and shackles) and ensuring that these are in optimal condition of safe use.
  • Establishes safety and work performance standards for subordinates.
  • Ensure safe storage and disposal of lifting tackles.
  • Performs related work as required.

Education / Qualifications

  • Trade Test II or SSCE qualification.
  • Any other certification from an organization(s) on crane operational training (awards may be an additional advantage).


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in crane operations.
  • Experience in multi-national companies is an added advantage.

Knowledge & Skills:
Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Ability to read and write in English,
  • Basic experience in troubleshooting and maintenance of cranes
  • Ability to operate cranes from 20tons to 150 tons capacity

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to work effectively under time pressure, in a demanding environment, while maintaining the highest professional standards.
  • Ability to self-organize, prioritize tasks, take initiatives, and make recommendations while engaging with Senior Leaders.

Leadership and Managerial Abilities:

  • Build informal networks across functions to ensure smooth flow inputs for own deliverables.
  • Top presentation skills to be able to convey clear and synthetic messages (verbally or on paper).

Language Requirements:

  • Professional Proficiency in English Language.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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